1951 Western Flyer 26  RSS Feed

#1 2013-09-13 11:15pm

thebigorangecat
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1951 Western Flyer 26

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1951 Western Flyer 26

Original Balloon Tire Bike - Turned BMX Strandie!

1951 Western Flyer 26
Bicycle Type: Strandie / Cruiser
Colors: Tangerine Metal Flake
Frame & Fork
Frame Tubing Material: Welded Steel
Fork Brand & Model:  Wald Threaded 1”x26”, chrome
Components
Brakeset: Shimano Nexus Coaster
Crankset: 175mm, Tioga 1 piece, chrome
Chainwheel: Sugino Japan Aloy, 41 teeth
Pedals: Victor VP450 1/2", black
Bottom Bracket: Loose Ball Bearings
BB Shell Width: American
Rear Cog: Shimano, 20 teeth
Chain: KMC Z410 Nickel Plated
Seatpost: Wald #940, chrome
Saddle: Brooks B72
Handlebar: Fly Aluma-Steel, Vintage Bend, chrome
Handlebar Stem: Tuf Neck, Patent Pending, stamped second generation, satin
Headset: 1” threaded
Grips: Electra Amsterdam Ergo, intage brown
Wheels
Hubs: Front: Shimano
Hubs: Rear: Shimano Nexus 7 Speed internal
Rims: Sun 26 x , satin
Tires:  Front & Rear 26 x 2.125 Jerald Skuly Tires


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Looking for: Black Sugino 42T & Knucklebone Number Plate with Black or Clear text / background - any size.

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#2 2013-09-14 3:24am

bigpoppawheelie
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Re: 1951 Western Flyer 26

sweet!!!!


Consumed with Cruisers

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#3 2013-09-14 9:22am

sowhat.
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Re: 1951 Western Flyer 26

very nice build cool


wanted:
- Gary Littlejohn 26 fork
- MCS 6 bolt stem in black, first or second generation

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
H. G. Wells

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#4 2013-09-14 8:15pm

797 bmx
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Re: 1951 Western Flyer 26

Well Done!!  big_smile

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#5 2013-09-15 11:02am

espbassist88
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From: South Carolina
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Re: 1951 Western Flyer 26

Cool custom build.


Bass Solo, Take One...

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#6 2014-01-23 10:04am

cobra_standard
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Re: 1951 Western Flyer 26

Classy build!  Love the Tangerine flake color w/chrome and black components:cool:..


Never argue with a fool; onlookers may not be able to tell the difference. —Mark Twain

VDC or Tuf-Neck cruiser bars in silver or faded ano.
Ashtabula black 175-180mm OPC.
Shimano MX coaster in black.
NOS or minty gold Sugino snowflake 45t

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#7 2014-04-05 10:47pm

BlackHenry1971
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Re: 1951 Western Flyer 26

Very Cool...big_smile

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#8 2014-04-19 4:57pm

LIVE TO RIDE
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From: Los Alamitos, CA
Registered: 2008-03-31
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Bikes: 15

Re: 1951 Western Flyer 26

damn insanely rad strandie!!!     big_smile


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NEVER TURN DOWN A CHANCE TO LIVE

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#9 2014-07-13 11:36pm

Scraplord
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Re: 1951 Western Flyer 26

I keep coming back to check this out. I wish I could fave it twice!


Still searching for my missing bikes from BITD. 1979 Blue Max serial: CI9 221346 and 1977 Webco serial: 42667. Both were last seen at Spoke and Sport Bicycles in Spokane, WA around 1984. $600 reward if found!!

  "Have you ever noticed that other people`s stuff is shit and your shit is stuff?" - George Carlin

WANT TO BUY BLACK 26" CYCLE PRO SNAKEBELLY SKINWALL OR FIRST GEN SPECIALIZED STUMPJUMPER TIRES!!

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